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Milligan professor named Music Teacher of the Year

MILLIGAN COLLEGE, TN (September 12, 2008) – Anne  B. Elliott, assistant professor of music at Milligan College, has been named the 2008 Music Teacher of the Year by the Appalachian Music Teachers Association.

The Appalachian Music Teachers Association is a professional organization of independent and college music teachers. It is the local chapter of the Tennessee Music Teachers Association and the Music Teachers National Association.

“I am most honored to have received the Teacher of the Year 2008 award,” Elliott said. “It has been a joy and privilege to share my love of music with students for many years.”

Elliott holds a bachelor of arts degree in piano performance from the University of South Carolina at Coastal Carolina College in Conway, S.C., and a master’s degree in church music in piano/accompanying from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Ky. She also earned a piano pedagogy certificate from ETSU.

Elliott has taught piano at Milligan since 1999. She and her husband, Gene, reside in Johnson City.

For more information about Milligan College Music Office, call 423.461.8723.



MILLIGAN COLLEGE is a Christian liberal arts college in Northeast Tennessee whose vision is to change lives and shape culture through a commitment to servant leadership. The college offers more than 100 majors, minors, pre-professional degrees and concentrations in a variety of fields, along with graduate and adult degree completion programs.  To learn more about Milligan College, visit www.milligan.edu or call 800-262-8337.

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